Category Archives: Recipes

New and classical dishes – explore the in-depth history and perfect recipes for some of the world’s most iconic dishes… As well as a few bonkers experiments from Johan’s test kitchen.

Bánh Mì Recipe: How to make the classic Vietnamese Sandwich

Let me tell you a story about one of my favorite sandwiches: the Vietnamese Bánh Mì Sandwich! The story about the Bánh Mì is the story about how a classic of the Vietnamese street kitchen – a crispy, meaty, vegetal and spicy punch of a sandwich – has become an international sensation against all odds. […]

Perfect Southern Fried Chicken – The Ultimate Recipe

If I asked you about your favorite fried food guilty pleasure (and you couldn’t say French fries as we’ve already covered those), what would you say? For a lot of people that I’ve talked to, myself included by the way, the answer fell promptly: Southern Fried Chicken!   Juicy, tender chicken, breaded in flour, dusted […]

Perfect Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani) Recipe – An Indian Food Classic

Butter Chicken as served at Bollyfood in Copenhagen

Butter Chicken, to me, is Indian food perfected! Fall-apart tender bits of perfectly seasoned, marinated chicken swimming in a rich, deep tomato-based sauce packed with spices and laced with cream, butter and all other things that do the body good. Butter Chicken in all her beautiful glory… In this case from one of my favorite […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part VII: Mexican Hotdog Recipe

Fully loaded Mexican hotdog

“Mexican hotdogs! <3” – The reply came promptly! I was bouncing ideas off the smug, little face of one of my prettiest, little (self-proclaimed) fans and favorite wine writers, Anja over at mindifiwhine.dk. The lady was not in doubt, she wanted hotdogs! And, well, now, if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my many years […]